Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Microbiology at Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru, has state of the art Diagnostic & Research laboratories. Research being an integral part of Microbiology, the department is active in research projects by its staff and students. Some of the priority areas of research include: Detection of bacterial & fungal infections, Detection of drug resistance & biofilms in medically important bacteria & fungi, Molecular detection of virulence & drug resistance genes, Surveillance of hospital acquired infections and Infection control. Department has received grants from Indian government and foreign agencies. Highly competent and dedicated faculty in the department encourage undergraduate and post graduate students to undertake ICMR funded research projects and publish the outcome in indexed journals and presented at various State, National and International conferences. Besides this, the department also assists other departments and colleges in their research activities.

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India Medicine & Life Sciences
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Medicine & Life Sciences
beta-Lactamases Medicine & Life Sciences
Anti-Bacterial Agents Medicine & Life Sciences
Staphylococcus aureus Medicine & Life Sciences
Tertiary Care Centers Medicine & Life Sciences
Tertiary Healthcare Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1979 2018

  • 1959 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 239 Article
  • 37 Letter
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Conference contribution
2 Citations

Antibacterial action of Tropical honey on various bacteria obtained from diabetic foot ulcer

Kateel, R., Bhat, G., Baliga, S., Augustine, A. J., Ullal, S. & Adhikari, P., 01-02-2018, In : Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 30, p. 29-32 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinicomicrobiological study of bacteraemia caused by coliforms in adults

Porwal, A., Bhat, S., Hegde, A., Rao, P. & Shenoy, S., 01-07-2018, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 12, 7, p. DC15-DC19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteremia
Carbapenems
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Cephalosporins
Therapeutic Community
Contact Lens Solutions
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Staphylococcus aureus
Growth
Hydrophilic Contact Lens